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2019-10-13T05:48:00Z

What is your primary use case for Cisco Ethernet Switches?

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Top 20Real User

We are using it for user connectivity. We are using its latest version. It is deployed on a public cloud and on-premises.

2021-09-01T13:37:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution as a networking switch.

2021-07-14T18:43:20Z
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Top 5Real User

I use it for plug-ins, wireless, and WiFi, and to use the Cisco controller.

2021-06-16T13:11:17Z
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Real User

We don't work with the latest version, which is why I am currently conducting research. We wish to see if we can move from the existing solution to an upgrade. We have been using 2960 switches for a very long time, say... five, six or seven years, and they have reached the end of their lives, which is why I proposed a change.

2021-06-15T14:30:03Z
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Real User

This solution is used as a networking switch for my customers.

2021-06-14T16:44:56Z
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Top 5Real User

We built all our ground network on Cisco Switches.

2021-06-10T10:19:00Z
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Real User

We are using the solution as switches for our organization's network.

2021-05-19T19:25:37Z
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Top 20Real User

We're primarily using the solution for Jim basically the whole IT infrastructure, including the broadcast facility on the management side. It uses Cisco switches, which we spread out with the 9500 Series as sort of the main switches. We also use 93180s to create the backbone or spine of our setup.

2021-03-04T00:57:19Z
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Top 5Real User

They are used as the access and core switches in our network.

2021-03-02T09:47:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We primarily use the solution in our data center or campus connectivity. We're using bridges to connect end-user devices and terminals.

2021-02-22T19:52:15Z
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Top 20Real User

We use it for data centers and for connecting computers in a local network.

2021-02-18T10:13:41Z
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Top 5Real User

We use it for VLAN tagging and VLAN port enabling.

2021-02-05T09:02:13Z
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Top 5Reseller

We use Cisco Ethernet Switches to improve the latency in the Data Center.

2021-02-04T07:51:01Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are a solution provider and Cisco Ethernet Switches are one of the products that we offer for our customers. With Cisco, there are two areas. There are gigabit switches, both managed and unmanaged, and there are 100 Mbps switches. Generally, the Cisco switches available in India are L2 or L3. The L2 switch is mainly used for internet connectivity, for internet ISP users.

2021-01-29T16:26:54Z
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Top 5Real User

We use Cisco Ethernet Switches for LAN networking and connecting our systems.

2021-01-25T12:09:04Z
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Top 5Reseller

We use the solution for LAN connectivity.

2021-01-22T16:53:46Z
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Top 5Real User

They are superior in their class, and there are different functionalities for different models. We are using this solution on campus. You can roll-out the feature to anywhere from 100 to 10,000 users. You can link the main campus to the small offices and deploy the features.

2021-01-16T11:08:56Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution like a normal wired network. We use it in the area before you connect it to outer networks using the firewall. Our inner network is managed by switches. All the wired connections come to those switches. We can do internal networking on the switches such as VLANs and all of those things. We use it for basic switching purpose.

2021-01-14T10:32:46Z
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Top 20Real User

Our datacenter is built using Cisco switches. We use Cisco products for wireless access, routing, and switching.

2021-01-12T18:43:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are using the solution for LAN routing in both manufacturing industries and IT sectors. We use a variety of different models of the solution. We have used the 4000, 9000, 9200, and 9400 Series switches. Currently, we are deploying the 9000 Series to customers at data centers and when it comes to core switches at data centers we are using the 9400 model.

2021-01-08T13:11:35Z
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Top 5Real User

We are a GSM mobile network operator and we use the solution for internet data.

2021-01-08T13:09:25Z
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Top 20Real User

We are using Cisco Switches in a data center for access at the core level and the access level as well.

2021-01-04T12:38:50Z
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Top 5Real User

We use Cisco Ethernet Switches as part of our network infrastructure at two different sites.

2020-12-30T15:21:42Z
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Top 5Real User

How we use Cisco Ethernet Switches depends on the customer's requirements. We just connected Alliance switches with trans 2/4 switches in our office, and we have deployed it as a static configuration. We are not planning any other protocol for the permission and the configuration we aren't using. But for our customers, we go with the VMA architecture, networking, and Cloud Meraki and Experian from Cisco.

2020-12-29T19:12:05Z
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Top 5Consultant

We primarily use the solution for our data center and edge switches. Like a lot of companies, we use (in the data center) core switches on Layer 3, and (on the edge) switches in Layer 2.

2020-12-29T15:59:14Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use case is for ethernet switches. We mainly use switches and routers as edge distribution switches. Some of the plants have been with the big pharmaceutical company Aragon. We have also been with a North American company, and others. Most of their switches were Cisco in pharmaceutical company where I worked for 10 years. Some of the switches in the plants were used as a core. Many of them, especially in Bulgaria and in Europe, I installed myself. Others in America are responsible during the shift time for the configuration changes and so on. They are used in any level, as a Layer 3, Layer 2, whatever. All kinds of switches are used in the different places in our LAN.

2020-12-23T18:24:00Z
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Real User

We use these switches as part of our data center infrastructure.

2020-12-18T16:50:03Z
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Top 20Real User

We are a fiber-optic provider. We have a lot of switches from Cisco and some from Microchip. We have C3750E, which is one of the main Cisco Ethernet switches. All ports of this switch are fiber. We have a local Cisco partner here who is quite reliable, so we patronize that partner. They do everything on our behalf, especially the licenses.

2020-11-26T23:17:43Z
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Top 20Real User

We are a solution provider and the Cisco Ethernet Switch is a network infrastructure product that we implement for our clients. The use case depends on their requirements but it is used for network access. We also use them for our network.

2020-11-06T13:05:25Z
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Top 20Real User

We are system integrators. We deal with Cisco solutions for our customers in data centers, enterprise networks, and Service Cloud networks.

2020-11-03T20:57:34Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution for data centers and also for local area networks for enterprises.

2020-07-19T08:15:46Z
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Top 20Real User

We are a solution provider and Cisco Ethernet Switches are one of the products that we implement for our customers. We also use them internally, and they make up the backbone of our network.

2020-06-25T10:49:15Z
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Top 20Real User

We use these switches in our data center core to handle all of the converged networks. They handle our SAN servers as well as other components. The outer perimeter is handled by the Cisco 2960s, for distribution of traffic to endpoint clients.

2020-06-17T10:56:02Z
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Top 20Real User

We have a few different buildings within our premises, and we typically use the Cisco switches as the core backbone of our LAN. They are connected with fiber. We use them for our network to handle security and connectivity mainly. Our core business is to sell beverages, so we're not your typical telecom or banking institution that would be a typical Cisco client.

2020-06-15T07:34:05Z
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Real User

We use it for the local area network.

2020-06-14T08:03:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

Cisco Ethernet Switches are the product line I have the most experience with and have been my go-to solution for many years with mid to large organizations over the years. They are still top contenders for environments that need layer 3 functionality in a switch. They have a product line that covers the entire spectrum of switching technology from the high-end Nexus products through the traditional enterprise catalyst models and all the way down to the small business solutions. They seem to have the market covered with a solution to meet any IT shop's needs.

2020-06-03T11:55:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Cisco Ethernet Switches are being used as part of our new data centers.

2020-03-06T11:36:00Z
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Real User

We primarily use the solution on our equipment.

2019-10-22T04:42:00Z
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Real User

We primarily use the solution for infrastructure.

2019-10-22T04:42:00Z
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Real User

We use this solution for our university campus network.

2019-10-22T04:42:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use this solution to connect our computers.

2019-10-22T04:42:00Z
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Real User

I have been using the newest line of Cisco switches, the 9300 series, for two or three years. We have two different models for deployment. One is the SDN deployment model, which has to do with Software-Defined Networking and is the more recent. The other is the traditional three-tier, via core access aggregation layer five switches with an Independent Architecture Designed environment or access layer switches where you just use them to connect users to a specific service. It depends on what the nature of the work would be and the scope of work. But generally, most traditional networks have three layers. You have switches in a core of the network, switches in the distribution or aggregation layer, or switches in the access layer. This is the Three-tier module. If it is a collapsed core then it would be just simply the core and the access. A primary use case is you could use it to connect mostly end-users and host systems. Systems could be servers, systems could be printers, systems could be telephones, and systems could be video conferencing equipment. That's one end use of it. Another is the use in the data center. Ethernet Switches can be used in a data center out to provide connectivity, wired connectivity for servers, database systems, platforms, other platforms systems, and storage systems. With Ethernet you could have different speeds, so you can have Ethernet running at 1Gig, you can have Ethernet at 10Gig, you can have Ethernet at 40Gig, and you have Ethernet at 100Gig. So, depending on the nature of connectivity, you have that in the data center, you can have that also in an office environment. Then you go up to have it in industrial space, monitoring of industrial machines and control systems. So again, Ethernet is widely used.

2019-10-22T04:41:00Z
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Real User

We primarily use the solution for access aggregation and IP routing.

2019-10-16T06:52:00Z
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Real User

We primarily use this solution to connect networks and devices.

2019-10-13T05:48:00Z
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Consultant

Our clients use this solution for monitoring and configuration purposes. The deployment model varies from client to client.

2019-10-13T05:48:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The primary use case of this solution is for connectivity of local network LAN switching. The deployment model is on-premises.

2019-10-13T05:48:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

The primary use case is for LAN networking. This solution is also used for internet routing in small businesses. The deployment model we used was on-premises.

2019-10-13T05:48:00Z
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Real User

We use Cisco as a business switch on a small network of about 30 users. We use it for internet sharing, as centralized management for the network and active directories, as a domain controller, and for file sharing.

2019-10-13T05:48:00Z
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